Episode 1: Bhutan

The Center Management Committee at the Yangthang READ Center, Bhutan

The Center Management Committee at the Yangthang READ Center, Bhutan

 

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Featuring interviews with: Sonam Wangdi, academic librarian at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment in Bumthang; Laxmi Subba, school librarian at a school in Gelephu, in the south of the country; Tshering Phuntsho, municipal public librarian at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck Public Library in the capital Thimphu; Karma Lhazom, country director of READ Bhutan, an NGO that builds libraries across Bhutan.

Some country data: UN, Factbook.

This week’s music is Where It Goes by Jahzaar. Used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

If you have a story about libraries in Bhutan please get in touch at interlibrarypod@gmail.com. I'd love to follow up later on or do a short bonus episode with another story.